Education

Marisa Tan and David Preston, third year DO/MPH students

A student-led effort to help the underserved in Texas

By Jan Jarvis Every year the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research recognizes students who have a desire to integrate public health into their future clinical practices by naming them Paul Ambrose Scholars. David Preston and Marisa Tan, third year DO/MPH students from UNT Health Science Center, certainly fit the bill. From the start, each... Read more »

May 2, 2017

Creating a common understanding of teamwork in health care

By Alex Branch   UNT Health Science Center is taking a leading role in preparing future Texas medical professionals to practice teamwork for patients no matter what state academic medical institution they attend. UNTHSC is one of four founding institutional members of the Texas Interprofessional Education Task Force created in 2015 at the encouragement of... Read more »

Apr 26, 2017

Honoring the legacy of a neuroscience student

By Jan Jarvis Steve Looney is an avid golfer who rarely misses the chance to play in the annual Sonny Singh Open. But his motivation isn’t so much the golf tournament, as it is the scholarship that it funds. The Rachel Dauphin Memorial Student Scholarship is named for the PhD student in Pharmacology and Neuroscience... Read more »

Apr 19, 2017

New MD school will bring economic, social benefits to Fort Worth

The TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine is expected to positively impact the North Texas community by addressing Texas’ growing physician shortage, providing new opportunities for employment and boosting the local economy, according to a report by Tripp Umbach, the leading provider of economic impact analysis for academic health centers in the nation. The new... Read more »

Apr 18, 2017

TCOM ranks among top medical schools for 16th straight year

By Alex Branch For the 16th consecutive year, the medical school at UNT Health Science Center was nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report for primary care. With 60 percent of the class of 2017 TCOM graduates entering primary care medicine, the school’s focus on helping everyday Texans access quality health care services is... Read more »

Apr 3, 2017

Dr Williams

Health Science Center unites to produce the innovative providers of the future

By Betsy Friauf   Extraordinary teamwork will lead the faculty, students and staff of UNT Health Science Center to fulfill their vision of working as one university in training the health professionals of the future, President Michael Williams said Tuesday. During a town hall-type meeting with employees, Dr. Williams emphasized his commitment to lead UNTHSC... Read more »

Mar 29, 2017

Israeli doctors to discuss emergency preparedness in time of war

By Sally Crocker   Two Israeli physicians who have served on the front lines of war will speak April 3 at UNT Health Science Center. Dr. Yoav Hoffman and Dr. Tal Marshak of Galilee Medical Center will discuss their work and share personal experiences with emergency preparedness during times of war. They have cared for northern... Read more »

Mar 16, 2017

Match Day brings TCOM students closer to their goals

By Jan Jarvis For as long as she can remember, Whitney Cameron has wanted to be a doctor. “When I was a little girl, instead of wanting stickers and suckers like most kids do when they visit their pediatrician, I wanted gloves and tongue depressors,” she said. The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student will... Read more »

Mar 16, 2017